Marsha Siegel Berzon

Personal

Birthday: 
1945
Birthplace: 
Cincinnati, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1973-1974
Law clerk, Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States, 1974-1975
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1975-1977
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
Practitioner-in-residence, Cornell School of Law, 1994
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1978-2000

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, January 27, 1998; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Radcliffe College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1966
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley Law is a community of thinkers and doers exuberantly engaged in life. We are one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. At Berkeley Law, we are committed to absolute top-tier education and scholarship. And we are equally committed to using our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society. One of our distinguishing features is the extraordinary degree to which our students and faculty partner with people beyond the school: identifying challenges, creating alliances, solving problems, and sparking change.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/16/2000
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